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Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Oct 15, 2019 | 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM | Peoria Civic Center
The Big Table is a day of regional community building through conversations designed to strengthen and connect communities. Through open, thoughtful conversations that focus on how we can strengthen our region, we will spark new relationships and new ways for working togethe...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Oct 17, 2019 | 6:00 pm | Peoria Civic Center Theater
Peppa Pig, George and their friends are back with a brand new live show, Peppa Pig’s Adventure. The latest rendition of Peppa Pig Live!, one of the most successful family theater tours in North American history, will visit cities coast to coast in the United States including...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Oct 18, 2019 - Oct 19, 2019 | October 18 -- 4:00 to 7:00 pm; October 19 -- 8:00 am to 1:00 pm | Peoria Players Theatre
Peoria Players' annual Vintage Clothing & Collectibles Sale returns for 2 days this October -- the 18th and 19th. Find apparel, accessories, shoes, hats and other collectibles in all sizes and from all eras -- and at reasonable prices!...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Oct 19, 2019 | Jump Trading Simulation & Education Center
Join us for an evening of carnival-themed fun benefiting the Pediatric Resource Center. Golda Ewalt and her team will thrill our guests with culinary delights, including an elephant ear bar! Felix and Fingers will provide our entertainment. Guests will have the opportun...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Oct 19, 2019 | 7:30 pm | Exposition Gardens Opera House Theater
The Peoria Magicians Assembly, Peoria’s only magic club, announces their annual Family Magic Show at the Opera House in Exposition Gardens for Saturday, October 19, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. The 90+ minute show will entertain and mystify the entire family. The show is recommende...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Oct 19, 2019 | 7:30-9:30 PM | Five Points Washington
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the moon landing, a musical tribute to humanity’s commitment to “boldly go where no one has gone before.”...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Oct 11, 2019 - Oct 20, 2019 | 7:30 PM October 11, 12,18, & 19; 2:30 PM October 13 & 20 | Corn Stock Theatre Center
15-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain: He is exceptional at mathematics but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. He has never ventured alone beyond the end of his road, he detests being touched, and he distrusts strangers. Now it is 7 minutes after midnight,...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Oct 20, 2019 | 2:00-5:00 PM | Mackinaw Valley Vineyard
Chocolate+ Wine+ Auction+ Trivia+ You= FUNdraiser hosted by the Lutheran Women of Greater Peoria YOU GET TO: Taste Wine and Chocolate Pairings Play Trivia and win prizes Shop the Auction for Fun with Church Mouse Items WIN Door Prizes Enjoy a light supper grilled by t...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Oct 22, 2019 | Illinois Prairie District Public Library
IPDPL is pleased to welcome award-winning author Joe Chianakas on October 22, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. at the Metamora branch. Mr. Chianakas is the author of the Rabbit in Red horror trilogy and Nightmares Under the Moonlight, a short story anthology. Mr. Chianakas will speak on...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Oct 23, 2019 | 7:30 pm | Peoria Civic Center Theater
The Price Is Right Live™ is the hit interactive stage show that gives eligible individuals the chance to "Come On Down" and play classic games from television's most popular game show. Contestants can win cash, appliances, vacations and possibly even a new car by playing fav...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Oct 24, 2019 | 7:30 pm | Peoria Civic Center Theater
Get ready to re-live two of the greatest musical artists in American history! BASE Hologram, the leading content developer, producer and distributor of concerts, theatricals and spectacles that combine holographic cinema and mixed reality with live entertainment, announce...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Oct 24, 2019 | 5:30 – 6:15 p.m. | Tower Park
Join us at Tower Park in Peoria Heights from 5:30 – 6:15 p.m. to ‘Gather and Glow’ in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This ceremony, much like a candlelight vigil, will honor victims who lost their lives to domestic violence, support survivors, and invite our com...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Oct 25, 2019 | October 25, 5:00pm - 7:00pm | Downtown Jones Park
Families and children can enjoy safe trick-or-treating throughout the downtown with spooky decorations throughout Jones Park. Free candy for the children, music, entertainment and an all-around funtastic celebration! Merchants all over the immediate downtown area will be par...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Oct 25, 2019 | Downtown Morton
Join us for Trick or Treat Main Street on Friday, October 25! Visit Morton's businesses with your trick or treater for treats, great costumes, family fun, store specials, and more!...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Oct 25, 2019 | Pearce Community Center
Freaky fun with ghoulish carnival games, haunted maze, cake walk, and costume contest at 6:00 with lots of age groups and prizes. Hot dog dinner too! Admission is free. Game and food tickets will be sold. Ages 2-12...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Oct 25, 2019 | 6:00 - 9:00 PM | Mackinaw Valley Vineyard
Pansy, Roger Worthington’s first wife has been murdered. Who dunnit? Was it Jeeves the psychotic but lovable butler? Abigail, the beautiful but greedy fiance? Or the person sitting beside you? Find out in this inter-active comedy of terrors and help find the culprit! ...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Oct 25, 2019 | 4:00 - 6:00 PM | Downtown Morton
Walk downtown Morton for a evening of Halloween family-friendly fun! Activities, specials and sales, and of course - treats, await your every turn. Event is sponsored by McDonald's. Rain date scheduled for Monday, October 28....

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Oct 25, 2019 | Moose Lodge
2nd Amendment Dinner with Keynote Speaker, Peggy Hubbard. Prime Rib Dinner with cash bar $100.00 per ticket or call for Sponsor info. Every table will give away a free gun. Live auction and raffles throughout the night. Proceeds go to the ISRA for the FDLC lawsuit....

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Oct 4, 2019 - Oct 26, 2019 | Doors open at 6 p.m. Event runs from 7 p.m. - 11 p.m. | Three Sisters Park
Come meander through the dimly lit Massacre Mansion, walk a half mile through the Trail of Teror in the dark woods, shoot Zombies while you are on the paintball wagon or take a whack at the Rage Room and get out those frustrations! Enjoy a beverage and a snack in the Boo Bar...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Oct 25, 2019 - Oct 26, 2019 | Offered Friday and Saturday | Mackinaw Valley Vineyard
There are three complimentary wine samples per guest at the tasting bar and wine can be purchased by the bottle or glass, beer and sodas also available. Dinner is served buffet style after the first act and dessert is served tableside. The performance will be held in the ...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Oct 25, 2019 - Oct 26, 2019 | October 25 & 26 -- Doors open at 11:30 pm each night, and the show begins at midnight. | Peoria Players Theatre
The midnight madness returns to Peoria Players to entertain participating audiences. We play the movie on the giant screen in our theatre with live actors on the stage. Dress as your favorite character and bring your friends. Props are welcome, but please first check our app...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Oct 26, 2019 | Downtown Peoria Heights
Dress up in your best costume and bring the kiddos for trick or treating....

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Oct 26, 2019 | 6:00 - 9:00 PM | Mackinaw Valley Vineyard
Pansy, Roger Worthington’s first wife has been murdered. Who dunnit? Was it Jeeves the psychotic but lovable butler? Abigail, the beautiful but greedy fiance? Or the person sitting beside you? Find out in this inter-active comedy of terrors and help find the culprit! ...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Oct 26, 2019 | 6:30pm- 8:00pm | Wheels O' Time Museum
First Hall O' Wheels at the Museum. For children through 8th grade. $3.50 per kid includes Hall O’ Wheels treats and a not too spooky adventure through the museum’s main building. ...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Oct 26, 2019 | Wheels O'Time Museum
Children through 8th grade will enjoy trick or treating at the Museum. $3.50 per child includes a not too spooky adventure through the museum’s main building and a bag of Hall O’ Wheels Treats. Accompanying adults are free of charge ...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Oct 26, 2019 | Hy-Vee/ Hy-Vee Market Grille
Come out and see the Mars Nascar! Trick or Treat around the store at all of our departments, free cookie decorating, free pumpkin decorating, and homemade play dough making! The Market Grille will have a Knee-High Buffet free to any child under 12 years of age dressed in a c...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Oct 18, 2019 - Oct 27, 2019 | Wildlife Prairie Park
A Peoria area tradition during the season of fright, Wildlife Scary Park offers a kid-friendly Halloween experience. This family event offers trick-or-treating, hayrack rides, haunted train rides, animal encounters and much more!...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Oct 29, 2019 | 7:30 pm | Peoria Civic Center Theater
THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL is playing the Peoria Civic Center Theater on October 29 & 30. The musical features a legendary roster of Grammy® Award winners. A visionary director and a Tony Award®-winning design team. One of the world’s most beloved characters. Turn them loose ...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Oct 29, 2019 | 7:30 pm | Peoria Civic Center Theater
THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL is playing the Peoria Civic Center Theater on October 29 & 30. The musical features a legendary roster of Grammy® Award winners. A visionary director and a Tony Award®-winning design team. One of the world’s most beloved characters. Turn them loose ...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Oct 30, 2019 | 7:30 pm | Peoria Civic Center Theater
THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL is playing the Peoria Civic Center Theater on October 29 & 30. The musical features a legendary roster of Grammy® Award winners. A visionary director and a Tony Award®-winning design team. One of the world’s most beloved characters. Turn them loose ...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook May 1, 2019 - Oct 31, 2019 | 12pm-5:00pm Wednesdays - Sundays | Wheels O'Time Museum
Welcome to WO'TM where you will find a wide representation of the life in central IL from antique and collector autos, trains, airplanes to tools, toys, clocks, tractors, musical stuff, vintage clothes, fire trucks, bicycles and general family fun....

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Jun 8, 2019 - Oct 31, 2019 | 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Steeple Building
This BHHA-created exhibit displays 19th century tools, textiles, and the Bishop Hill Colonists who used them. This exhibition will open on June 8 and will close on October 31, 2019....

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Oct 31, 2019 | Betty Jayne Brimmer Center for the Performing Arts
You're invited to Betty Jayne's first-ever Halloween dance party featuring juanGoblin (aka Jonathan Wright) playing your favorite funk, soul, 80s and Mo(town) records for one of the best holidays of the year! Come dressed in costume or simply your Halloween best and favorite...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Nov 1, 2019 | Peoria Art Guild
Join us for this unique juried exhibit that celebrates the beauty, vibrancy and celebration in memory of those who have passed on. More info coming soon!...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Oct 24, 2019 - Nov 2, 2019 | The Hayloft Shops - Mossville
Come and discover many one-of-a-kind decorations from around the world....

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Nov 2, 2019 | Miller Center
Woodcarving & Lapidary demonstrations, carving faces, shaker boxes, water fowl, handmade fall and Christmas decorations, craft sales, handmade quilts on display, raffle drawings and lunch served at 11:30 AM sponsored by Hallmark House Nursing Center....

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Nov 2, 2019 | Anytime within the hours of 10 am and 1 pm | MORTON PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
The Route 66 Watch & Clock Club is sponsoring a free Central Illinois Watch & Clock Show and Sale on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at the Morton Public Library building located in Morton Illinois. The Event is free, and open to the public. The Watch & Clock Show and Sale prov...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Nov 3, 2019 | Itoo Hall - Peoria
The Itoo Society welcomes you to help celebrate with all-you-can-eat cabbage rolls, chicken with rice, baked kibba, stewed green beans, golden fried chicken, whipped potatoes with gravy, Lebanese salad, and pita bread from 11am-7pm. Cost: $16 for adults $8 for children...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Nov 3, 2019 | Itoo Hall - Peoria
The Itoo Society welcomes you to help celebrate with all-you-can-eat cabbage rolls, chicken with rice, baked kibba, stewed green beans, golden fried chicken, whipped potatoes with gravy, Lebanese salad, and pita bread from 11am-7pm. Cost: $16 for adults $8 for children...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Nov 3, 2019 | 7:30 pm | Peoria Civic Center Theater
PEORIA – Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band ZZ Top plays the Peoria Civic Center Theater on Sunday, November 3 at 7:00pm. The group formed in 1969 and is known for their mix of blues rock, boogie rock, hard rock, and Southern rock. They have created 15 albums; their latest,...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Nov 5, 2019 | 8:00 pm | Peoria Civic Center Theater
s life goes on for Goo Goo Dolls, the ensuing music connects even more closely, embracing experimentation, exhibiting assurance, and exuding experience. Drawing on over three decades together, the four-time GRAMMY® Award-nominated record-breaking multiplatinum rock band—John...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Nov 5, 2019 | 8:00 pm | Peoria Civic Center Theater
s life goes on for Goo Goo Dolls, the ensuing music connects even more closely, embracing experimentation, exhibiting assurance, and exuding experience. Drawing on over three decades together, the four-time GRAMMY® Award-nominated record-breaking multiplatinum rock band—John...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Nov 8, 2019 | 5:30 Pm- 7:00 Pm | Peoria Art Guild Gallery
We at the Peoria Art Guild invite you to the Power of Diversity photo contest. The Peoria Art Guild is partnering with PAME— performing arts master classes and events -- to present young artists who are highlighting diversity through photography in their community. The top 3...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Nov 9, 2019 | 2 to 3 p.m. | Dairy Building
On Saturday November 9 at 2 p.m. at the Dairy Building, Tim Pletkovich, author of Civil War Fathers: Sons of the Civil War in World War II, will present a program based on his book. Civil War Fathers is the story of eight American families whose fathers fought in the Civil ...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Nov 12, 2019 | Betty Jayne Brimmer Center for the Performing Arts
Join us November 12 from 9:00 am - 3:30 pm for the first Brimmer Lecture Series talk, a full-day mastermind uncovering how positivity & clear communication drive profitability in the workplace. Award-winning Kim Kaufmann, TEDx speaker and one of Toastmasters Internationa...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Nov 14, 2019 | 10 AM; refreshments at 9:30 AM | Peoria Riverfront Museum
Dr. Craig Adcock, Professor of Art History at the University of Iowa, will lecture on the work of American artist James Turrell whose primary medium is light. The lecture will focus primarily on his Skyspaces....

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Nov 15, 2019 | Par-A-Dice Hotel
Illinois CancerCare Foundation's signature event is so OUTRAGEOUS you won't want to miss the party! This event honors area physicians and medical professionals who have made great strides in the field of research. CUREageous features live music, a silent auction and raff...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Nov 15, 2019 | Betty Jayne Brimmer Center for the Performing Arts
Come out to hear this awesome release from Harvest Sons!...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Nov 8, 2019 - Nov 17, 2019 | November 8, 9, 13, 14, 15 & 16 -- 7:30 pm; November 10 & 17 -- 2:00 pm | Peoria Players Theatre
Matilda the Musical is a stage musical based on the 1988 children's novel of the same name by Roald Dahl. It was adapted by Dennis Kelly, with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin. The musical's narrative centers on Matilda, a precocious 5-year-old girl with the gift of telekines...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Nov 15, 2019 - Nov 17, 2019 | Nov 15: 4pm-8pm, Nov 16: 10am-4pm, Nov 17: 12-4pm | Downtown Pekin
A grouping of small retail businesses in the Downtown area have spot together a Shop Hop Event where one lucky person will win a $25 gift certificate from each participating shop. Along the way enjoy refreshments, door prizes, specials and fun. ...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Nov 15, 2019 - Nov 24, 2019 | 7:30 PM November 15, 16, 22, & 23; 2:30 PM November 17 & 24 | Corn Stock Theatre Center
Jeff and Hunter, two struggling writers, hear about a new musical theatre festival. However, the deadline for submissions is a mere three weeks away. With nothing to lose, the pair decides to try to create something new with the help of their friends Susan, Heidi and Larry o...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook May 18, 2019 - Nov 28, 2019 | Peoria Riverfront
Farmers' and artists' market featuring locally grown produce, meats, eggs, cheeses and baked goods. The market highlights the best central Illinois has to offer including breads, coffee, pottery, jewelry, popcorn, dog treats, fresh flowers, made-to-order omelets and so much ...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Jan 1, 2019 - Dec 15, 2019 | Wildlife Prairie Park
NEW for 2019, join us for a dollar day for your town! Pay just $1 per person to unplug and explore the outdoors with Wildlife Prairie Park! ID is required with the town that is featured during that day to take advantage of $1 admission. No exceptions will be granted. Please ...

Share to Email Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Sep 17, 2019 - Dec 31, 2021 | All day | Starting Location
Looking for small group activities that take you beyond the four walls of your local watering hole? Let’s Roam is here to help. Sign up for a Peoria scavenger hunt and put on your best Nick Cage impression as you seek out the national treasures hidden in Peoria. The hunt wil...

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